Woman jailed for assault

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A woman has been jailed for 220 days for possessing a steak knife in public, and assaulting a woman and destroying her glasses.

Hayley Smith, 33, of Tarnsyke Road, Lancaster, admitted the offences, in a hearing at Lancaster Magistrates Court.

The weapon offence took place in August and the assault on September 5

The bench heard a previous violent offence involved a child and that the new offences were committed during the period of a suspended sentence.

The court ordered a screwdriver and knife to be forfeited.